Decrease of the threshold for the warning “releases formaldehyde”

Following a SCCS (the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety) conclusion, the Commission Regulation (EU 2022/1181) decreases the Formaldehyde threshold for the labelling of a warning and changes the warning from ‘contains formaldehyde’ to ‘releases formaldehyde’. Indeed, the SCCS considers that the present threshold (0.05%) does not sufficiently protect consumers sensitised to formaldehyde from exposure to […]

Environmental Label Information

Our home is burning and after a record-breaking summer, climate change is at the heart of global concerns. To cope with climate change, European and national policies are evolving, becoming more stringent, and introducing new requirements, for example about the environmental label information & recycling obligations. The EU Legal framerwork is wide and includes: the […]

Selling detergents in Europe and/or UK

Do you wish to start selling detergents in Europe? Well, Biorius, your Regulatory Expert, can also completely help you with this matter. For your information, in order to be sold in Europe, detergents have to comply with: Detergents Regulation 648/2004 CLP Regulation 1272/2008 REACh Regulation 1907/2006 Biocidal regulation 528/2012 (depending on the property of the […]

Cosmetic, medicinal product, Medical Device or Biocide?

What makes your product a cosmetic in the European Union and the United Kingdom During the product’s development phase, brands or manufacturers are often confused about the categorisation. We were contacted more than once by companies with the same question: “Is our product considered a cosmetic or a medicinal product?”. In the most extreme cases, […]

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